William Barr

Barr exam

William Barr could become U.S. Attorney General for a second time. Here's what he had to say about the first.

Financial crisis

Ten years later: Lessons from the 2008–09 financial crisis

Watch the Miller Center's recent event featuring Peter Orszag, Lawrence Summers, and other experts

Hillary Trump t-shirts

Winning the 'Cold Civil War'

America has become increasingly red or blue. But Melody Barnes sees a way forward.

Edward Kennedy

Edward M. Kennedy: An Oral History

Barbara Perry's new book explores the late senator's remarkable life and career—in his own words

Reel to reel

From the Secret White House tapes

The FBI wasn't as subtle as President Nixon would have liked


PrezFest 2019

Save the date—May 21-23, 2019—for a groundbreaking conference on the state of the American presidency


Critical insights for the nation's governance

The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history and strives to apply the lessons of history to the nation's most pressing contemporary governance challenges.